|HOMETOWN||West Palm Beach, Fla.|
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Palm Beach Central|
An Atlantic Sun All-Conference first team performer … named to the A-Sun All-Tournament team … started all 58 games at middle infield, primarily at second base … led the team in batting average (.409), hits (99) and runs scored (63) … recorded 15 doubles, a pair of triples, 39 RBI and five home runs … totaled 133 bases on the season with a .550 slugging percentage and a .486 on base percentage … was second on the team with 35 walks and 11 stolen bases … led the team in sacrifices with 13 … ended with a .981 fielding percentage, committing just five errors … reached base in the Eagles first 17 contests … put together three eight-game hitting streaks on the season, and a pair of seven game hitting streaks … went 4-for-5 in back-to-back contests against FIU(Mar. 16) and at Stetson (Mar. 19) with a double in each contest, while adding a three RBI and three runs in the respective games … against UNF (May 20) he went 4-for-4 with four runs scored and a pair of RBI, and followed it with a 3-for-4 and a 3-for-5 outing in the double header contests (May 21) to close the series … helped the Eagles claim all 10 A-Sun Conference series on the season and secure their third consecutive A-Sun regular season title.
Earned A-Sun All-Academic honors...Started 52 games, and finished third in hitting on the team with a .352 average… Recorded a career best 74 hits, seven doubles, and 44 RBI… Had 18 multiple hit games and 12 multiple RBI games… Reached base in all but three of the 52 games he played in... Finished the season on a 16-game hitting streak… Batting .389 with 28 hits, three doubles and 19 RBI during the streak.
Appeared in 49 games while starting 47 of them for the Eagles in 2008… Finished third on the team in batting average, hitting .346… Had 71 hits and set an FGCU record with a 20-game hitting streak… Scored 44 runs, walked 18 times, and had six doubles… Earned Second team A-Sun and All- Freshman A-Sun honors.
Graduated in top 5% of class...Member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society…Received Palm Central High School’s Athletic/Academic Award.
Business Management major... Son of Maria and Felipe Alvarez.